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Chocolate Nut Cookies

 Chocolate Nut Cookies
Folks are quick to grab one of these cookies when they see they're chocolate. Once they discover the nuts and vanilla chips, they grad a second and sometimes a third. This recipe moved with me from Kentucky to Arizona and now to Ohio! — Farralee Baldwin, Centerville, Ohio
30 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup white baking chips
  • 1 cup chopped almonds

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat
  • in egg and extract. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt;
  • gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in the chips and
  • nuts.
  • Drop by teaspoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375°
  • for 7-9 minutes. Cool on pans for 1 minute before removing to wire
  • racks to cool completely. Yield: about 5 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 178 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 25 mg cholesterol, 153 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.